The Art Museum Image Consortium (AMICO) is a not-for-profit organization of institutions
with collections of art, collaborating to enable educational use of museum
Annenberg/CPB - Learner.org (http://www.learner.org/)
A partnership between the Annenberg Foundation and the Corporation for Public
Broadcasting. Their mandate is to use media and telecommunications to advance
excellent teaching in American schools.
AP Central (http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/)
AP Central is the official online home for anyone interested or involved in AP
courses. Here you can connect to other colleagues in the AP community and to
a variety of teaching and program materials. AP Central offers the most up-to-date
and comprehensive information on AP courses and exams, as well as unique resources
and tools such as the Teachers' Resource Catalog, Professional Development Catalogs,
AP Discussion Forums, and much more.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/index.asp)
Andrew Carnegie founded The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
in 1905, "to do all things necessary to encourage, uphold and dignify the
profession of teaching." The Foundation is the only advanced study center
for teachers in the world and the third oldest foundation in the nation. A small
group of distinguished scholars conducts the Foundation's research activities.
CPB - Education and Public Broadcasting (http://www.cpb.org/ed/)
Through educational programming, public broadcasting seeks to enrich the lives
of viewers and listeners nationwide. The programs here represent examples of
public broadcasting's education efforts.
CWRL - The Computers, Writing, and Research
Lab (UT) (http://www.cwrl.utexas.edu/)
The Computer Writing and Research Lab is a group of graduate students and faculty
working within the framework of a collaborative community to explore and develop
innovative ways to use computers in teaching and learning about writing and literature.
Established by Jerome Bump in 1986, the CWRL has become the leading facility
of its kind in the United States and a major transformative agent in the field
of composition. Under the leadership of John Slatin, the Lab was instrumental
in bringing a new field--Computers and Writing--into being. More recently the
CWRL has focused on using technology to establish connections between writing
in the classroom and writing elsewhere in the University and the world beyond.
Subject-based access to top humanities sites, EDSITEment lesson plans and at-home
activities, and additional learning activities.
EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education
by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.
"Fathom is the premier destination for authenticated knowledge and online
learning. Fathom's member institutions present their immense wealth of knowledge
across every area of interestfrom business to global affairs, from arts
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (http://www.ed.gov/free/)
FREE - the acronym says it all.
ILT Web at Columbia Teachers College (http://www.ilt.columbia.edu)
The INSTITUTE FOR LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES (ILT), founded in 1986 at Teachers College,
Columbia University, works to advance the role of computers and other information
technologies in education and society.
Institute fot Technology and Learning at UT (http://www.ital.utexas.edu/)
"We bring together K-12 educators and University researchers and technical
experts to create state-of-the-art projects that model the partnership between
new curricula and technological innovation. We create academically rigorous,
aesthetically exciting sites that engage and challenge learners. We draw upon
the resources of one of the nation's most "wired" universities to help
teachers develop successful skills and strategies for integrating technologies
in teaching and learning. We monitor key trends and connect educators and education
leaders with important, up-to-date ideas about the role of technology in managing
schools and districts to create effective learning organizations."
The Lesson Plan Archive (NY Times) (http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/archive.html)
The archive contains hundreds of free lesson plans for grades 6-12. You may perform
a keyword search to retrieve a lesson, browse the archive by subject, or scroll
down the page to view the most recently published lessons.
The George Lucas Educational Foundation (http://www.glef.org/index.html)
Building news skills for the digital age - from the man who brought you Star
National Archives - The Digital Classroom (http://www.nara.gov/education/classrm.html)
"To encourage teachers of students at all levels to use archival documents
in the classroom, the Digital Classroom provides materials from the National
Archives and methods for teaching with primary sources. Visit our page regularly
as we expand our offerings."
The National Council of Teachers of English is devoted to improving the teaching
and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. Since
1911, NCTE has provided a forum for the profession, an array of opportunities
for teachers to continue their professional growth throughout their careers,
and a framework for cooperation to deal with issues that affect the teaching
National Library of Education (http://www.ed.gov/NLE/)
The World's Largest Federally Funded Library Devoted Solely to Education. NLE
is the federal government's main resource center for education information.
Software for the Teaching of English Literature and Language and its Assessment
-- The aim of the STELLA project is to develop teaching software which can be
incorporated into courses and enhance learning in tutorial and self-access modes.
In most cases, the material is introduced to students at timetabled sessions,
but they are also encouraged to return and use the materials during free access
sessions either as part of their course or later as revision.
Syllabus Web (http://www.syllabus.com/)
Syllabus magazine is the only monthly publication that focuses on the role of
technology in higher education. Published since 1988, Syllabus' mission is to
inform educators on how technology can be used to support their teaching, learning
and administrative activities. Each issue includes feature articles, case studies,
product reviews and profiles of technology use at the individual, departmental
and institutional level. Regular features cover multimedia, distance learning,
the Internet, quantitative tools, publishing and administrative technology. A
variety of platforms are covered, among them, computers, video, multimedia and
telecommunications equipment. The Syllabus website supports and expands upon
the publications content covering the latest technology for higher education.
T-AMLIT: The Electronic Archives (http://www.georgetown.edu/tamlit/)
Teaching American Literature: The Electronic Archives contain essays, syllabi,
bibliographies, and other resources for teaching the multiple literatures of
the United States. The Archives are designed as a complementary resource to the
electronic discussion list, T-AMLIT. The Electronic Archives are created and
maintained by the Center for Electronic Projects in American Culture Studies
(CEPACS) at Georgetown University's American Studies Program. The Archives are
sponsored by Georgetown University and the D.C. Heath Publishing Company.
Teachers and Writers Online (http://www.twc.org/tmmain.htm)
During a typical T&W Writer-in-Residence Program, students come to think
of themselves as writers: they ask more questions about grammar and spelling;
write more; experiment with a variety of genres; read the work of contemporary
and traditional writers; and take their writing through revision to publication.
T&W's Writer-in-Residence Programs can be designed for students of all ages
Teaching & Learning on the Web (http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/tl/index.html)
Here you will find over 832 examples of how the web is being used as a medium
Teaching with Technology at Penn (http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/index.html)
This webserver supports instruction and research in the School of Arts &
Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.
TENET Web - Teachers Resources (http://www.tenet.edu/teachers/)
The Texas Education Network (TENET) was established in August 1991. It was authorized
by the 71st Texas Legislature and developed by the collaborative efforts of the
Department of Information Resources, the Texas Education Agency, and The University
of Texas at Austin. Its purpose was to advance and promote education in Texas
by providing a communications infrastructure which can be used to foster innovation
and educational excellence in Texas.
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading.
Texas Center for Reading and Language Arts (http://www.texasreading.org/tcrla/index.htm)
The Texas Center for Reading and Language Arts is an organization dedicated to
enhancing reading educators' implementation of the Texas Essential Knowledge
and Skills (TEKS) through professional development and research. The Texas Center
for Reading and Language Arts focuses on four areas: professional development,
research, evaluation, and the special education reading project.
Texas Family Literacy Center (http://www.texasfamilyliteracy.org/)
The Texas Family Literacy Center is a resource center dedicated to enhancing
literacy growth for both children and adults within the context of families.
Transcriptions - Teaching with IT (http://transcriptions.english.ucsb.edu/resources/teaching-with-IT.shtml)
This site provides teachers with practical tools and resources for use in designing
courses that incorporate information technology (IT). It also includes sample
courses using IT components and critical essays on specific IT applications.
Virtual Seminars for Teaching Literature (http://info.ox.ac.uk/jtap/)
At Oxford University - "The creation of virtual seminars will supply a necessary
tool for distance learning as well as a role model for other academics to see
how effective modern technology can be used in delivering remote educational
World Lecture Hall (http://wnt.cc.utexas.edu/~wlh/index.cfm)
World Lecture Hall publishes links to pages created by faculty worldwide who
are using the Web to deliver course materials in any language.
Some courses are delivered entirely over the Internet. Others are designed for
students in residence. Many fall somewhere in between. In all cases, they can
be visited by anyone interested in courseware on the Internet faculty,
developers, and curious students alike.